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24 Hours to Kick Out Blatter
Society & Culture  (tags: ecutives, football, coSwiss police, arrest, FIFA, exrruption, Blatter, president )

Lone
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
Swiss police just arrested 7 FIFA executives, giving hope to billions of people around the world who love football and hate corruption. But unless we move fast Sepp Blatter will get away with it, and begin his fifth term as FIFA president!
Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot, Earth )

Earl
- 17 hours ago - youtu.be
"The Earth is the only world known so far to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which our species could migrate. Visit, yes. Settle, not yet. Like it or not, for the moment the Earth is where we make our stand. . ."
Google: Remove Maps to Secret Domestic Violence Shelters
Society & Culture  (tags: domestic violence, shelters, women, refuges, petitions, Google )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - change.org
Over 80% of women who have experienced domestic violence are stalked by their abusers. Many of these victims rely on hidden shelters to find safety. These secret shelters are essential for keeping victims out of harmâEUR(TM)s way.
Greenland Legalizes Gay Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 1 day ago - gaystarnews.com
Below the Ice....
Nebraska Repeals Death Penalty
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, crime, GoodNews, humans, law, politics, society )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - nbcnews.com
Thanks to an override veto Nebraska no longer has a death penalty. It's the first "Red" state to take that action. Let it not be the last...peace.
TAKE ACTION: TELL USDA WE NEED STRONGER REGULATIONS THAT PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT, PUBLIC HEALTH, AND FARMERS
Society & Culture  (tags: usda, environment, public health, farmers, Genetic Engineering )

Dogan
- 13 hours ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Tell USDA we need strong, mandatory regulations that protect non-GE and organic farmers, public health, and the environment from the threats of GE crops!
Two Judges in Argentina Are Still in Post, After Saying That the Rape of a Six Year Old Boy WasnâEUR(TM)t Too Serious Because He Was
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, children, crime, ethics, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 7 hours ago - go.allout.org
The judges are fighting back. They claiming that theyâEUR(TM)ve done nothing wrong and that it's all a conspiracy. They could cling on to their jobs, exposing more people to their anti-gay prejudice.... *** please sign ***
AdBlock Plus Secures Another Court Victory in Germany
Society & Culture  (tags: computers, advertisements, society, world, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, media, news, rights, safety )

Frank
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
AdBlock Plus has successfully defended itself in court for the second time in five weeks.
!!!!! GREAT NEWS !!!!! BOY WITH AUTISM AND MOTHER SPARED FROM DEPORTATION AFTER IMIGRATION MINISTER PETER DUTTON INTERVENES
Society & Culture  (tags: autism, autistic child, child, children, family, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 1 day ago - abc.net.au
A young boy who was at risk of being deported back to the Philippines because he is autistic will be allowed to stay in Australia with his mother.
Chicago Police 'Hunting' Photograph With Black Man as Prey: Shades of Abu Ghraib Just 1 Mile From CPD 'Black Site' Homan Squ
Society & Culture  (tags: Chicago, police, CPD, police misconduct, racism, brutality, tradition, Jon Burge, torture, humiliation, Abu Ghraib, African Americans, Timothy McDermott, appeal, Homan Square, 'black site', Police Superintendent, Garry McCarthy, Mayor, Rahm Emanuel )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
1 officer dismissed 2014 & other jailed yrs ago, but newly released image further taints CPD in wake of revelations re: Homan Square, identified as 'black site' facility run by CPD where police misconduct, torture & other civil rights violations abound
The Wangan & Jagalingou People | Our Fight Stop Adani Destroying Our Land and Culture
Society & Culture  (tags: wagan people, jalalingou people, queensland, Queensland Govt, coal mine, ancestral land, native peoples rights, coal pollution, Protect environment, PROTECT SACRED SITES, Wildlife conservation, Human Rights Violations, australia, politics )

Anonymous
- 5 hours ago - wanganjagalingou.com.au
The Wangan and Jagalingou people are the Traditional Owners of the land in Queensland's Galilee Basin. Coal company Adani wants to use their ancestral lands for their Carmichael coal mine. They DO NOT consent. They DO NOT accept. Sign Please.
TAKE ACTION: URGENT: ASK YOUR MP TO DEFEND THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - amnesty.org.uk
URGENT: ASK YOUR MP TO DEFEND THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT
Media Fails With Lee Camp Learn About The Freedom Act   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Lee Camp, cell phones, landlines, The Freedom Act, media fails USA, Patriot Act )

Dandelion
- 23 hours ago - youtube.com
As we have learned with the Patriot Act and the No Child Left Behind they are not always what they appear to be. Sort of like Food Insecurity is a sterile way to say hunger...ah yes, the Freedom Act...and you thought it was going to be better.
Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline Rejected By Tsleil-Waututh First Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: north vancouver first nation, kinder morgan, pipeline expansion, oil spills, threat, damage, culture, environment, humans, society )

Lone
- 21 hours ago - cbc.ca
A North Vancouver First Nation has rejected Kinder Morgan's proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, based on a scathing assessment that concluded it would increase the threat of oil spills and damage their culture.
Margaret Atwood Donates Writing to Literary Time Capsule 0
Society & Culture  (tags: Margaret Atwood, donating writing, literary time capsule, arts, culture, education, interesting, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - torontosun.com
Renowned Canadian author Margaret Atwood has donated a piece of writing to an innovative literacy time capsule project.
Michel Platini Will Consider Pulling England and Other Uefa Members Out of the World Cup If Sepp Blatter Wins Fifa President El
Society & Culture  (tags: Michel Platni, UEFA, members, World Cup, sepp blatter, presidency, england, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - msn.com
Michel Platini has said that Uefa will reconsider its relationship with Fifa if Sepp Blatter retains the presidency - in a move which could see England being pulled from the next World Cup.
SAVE THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT
Society & Culture  (tags: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PETITION, The Human Rights Act, UK Government )

Rosie
- 34 minutes ago - amnesty.org.uk
The Human Rights Act protects the fundamental rights we all have as human beings and allows us to challenge authorities if they violate them. You might not have used it but it's there if you need it. Visit this important site and add your voice now!
NY Elementary Principal Shames Poor Students, Keeps Them From Attending End-of-Year School Carnival
Society & Culture  (tags: children, ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR by a school principal )

Deborah
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
This one turns my stomach! I hope it does the same to you. This principal should be fired.
Pay 6.1 Million Workers the Overtime They Deserve | Economic Policy Institute
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, politics, humans, family, ethics, children )

Alice
- 1 day ago - epi.org
As you prepare to release new rules relating to overtime salary, please stand on the side of American workers by increasing the threshold to at least $50,000. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Did Affluence Spur the Rise of Modern Religions?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, religion, purpose, life, food, energy )

Darren
- 10 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
Reliable food and energy may have freed up time to think about the purpose of life
Society Trap   video
Society & Culture  (tags: society trap, joe rogan, question, your place in society, what is life )

Dandelion
- 5 hours ago - youtube.com
Comedian Joe Rogan talks about work and meaning in his own unique style, asking some important and sometimes uncomfortable questions about what our purpose is as a society, and as an individual.
Nigeria Bans Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, culture, violence, women )

Olga
- 8 minutes ago - ibtimes.com
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill that criminalizes female genital mutilation, a practice that an estimated 19.9 million girls and women in the country are thought to have undergone.
Film Legend Omar Sharif, Star of Lawrence of Arabia, Has Alzheimer's Disease: Agent
Society & Culture  (tags: omar sharif, Lawrence of Arabia, alzheimer's, egyptian )

Lone
- 1 day ago - abc.net.au
Egyptian-born film legend Omar Sharif, star of Oscar-winning classics such as Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, his agent has confirmed.
West Bank Village Wakes Up to No Water
Society & Culture  (tags: Qarawat Bani Hassan, west bank, water supply, international law, water resources, Israeli oppression of Palestinians, USA, depriving Palestinians, media, usa, world, americans, abuse, crime, news )

Jess
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
The municipal council of Qarawat Bani Hassan was not warned that their water supply was going to be nearly shut off for days
Is Minnesota the New South?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, children, culture, crime, corruption, environment, family, government, law, media, police, society, rights, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 16 hours ago - commondreams.org
Blacks are subject to being arrested 8.5 times more often for low level crimes than Whites. Watch the video associated with this article. The story of police abuse is the same as in Cleveland, Baltimore, Ferguson, NYC, Chicago etc...peace.
 

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